Sep 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
. >> here to talk more about this, our contributor dr. jennifer hartstein child and adolescent psychologist. good morning, jen. >> good morning. >> 400% increase in the last ten years y. do you think it is so dramatic. >> it is an incredibly huge increase. i think there is ease of use. >> easy access like the girl said. >> like she was saying, in your house, your medicine cabinet. you don't have to go seek it on and can hide it more if the signs aren't there so your parents can know what you are doing. >> what's also scary, kids seem to get younger and younger. kids as young as 12 years old are doing this. >> yes, starting so much earlier, 12 and older. >> if your kid smokes you can smell the smoke or drink you can see they are drunk but if they abuse prescription drugs, how can you tell? >> it much harder. they talked about feeling hot, maybe nauseous, their eyes are red, nose is running, lett a gic, problems in school. some of the signs are the same but much harder to look for. also look in your cabinets and see what's going on. >> not only be cabinets, aren't there other household hot po
Sep 23, 2010 10:00pm EDT
to burn down the victims' house. jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters were tortured and killed before the fire was set. jurors today heard an expert witness describe photos found in one of the suspect's cell phones taken while the youngest daughter and her mother were sexually assaulted. >>> word tonight from virginia, theresa lewis has been executed. she died by lethal injection. the 41-year-old grandmother was convicted of plotting the 2002 killings of her husband and stepson. asked if she had any last words, lewis said, quote, i just want kathy to know i love her and i'm sorry, referring to kathy cliffton, the daughter of one victim, and the sister of another. her lawyers argue that lewis borderline i.q. allowed her to be manipulated by her co-defendant. >>> today at the u.n., president obama told the general assembly now is the time for israelis and palestinians to work toward a future that includes a palestinian homeland and a secure israel. the president also says the door remains open for talks with iran. however, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad suggested the u.s.